Certificate II in Building and Construction (Bricklaying) (Pre-apprenticeship)

cert II building construction bricklaying preapp
Course Code
22216VICB (Expression of interest)
Course Type
Pre-Apprenticeship
Course Level
Skills Creation
Course Location
Yallourn
Course Duration
Full Time: 16 weeks
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
Study Modes
On Campus; Full time
Starting Date
Full Time:
  • February 2014
Times
8.00 am - 4.00 pm
Enquiries

Colin MacLean
Phone: (03) 5127 0233 or 0434 733 548
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: colinm@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

GippsTAFE has submitted applications to ASQA with the intention of delivering these courses/qualifications in 2014

Want to get a head start on a career in the building industry? GippsTAFE provides you with the skills you need to hit the ground running and increase your chances of gaining a bricklaying apprenticeship.

This course will give you basic skills in the areas of levelling, building structures, hand and power tools, scaffolding, masonry blockwork and construction principles.

GippsTAFE is recognised by the Institute for Trade Skills Excellence as one of Australia’s leading building and construction training providers.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Building and Construction (Bricklaying) (Pre-apprenticeship).

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Employment Prospects

  • Apprentice Bricklayer/Blocklayer
  • Construction Worker

Entry Requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of Victorian Year 10 (or equivalent) or mature age
  • Interview
  • Demonstration of basic English language, literacy and numeracy skills.

How To Apply

Direct to Institute

Assessment

Assessment is competency based and includes practical demonstrations, problem solving, assignments, short answer tests (written and oral).

Opportunities For Further Study

Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying  (Apprenticeship)

Course Structure

Module Code
Module Name
CPCCPHS1001A
Work safely in the construction industry
VU20955
Workplace safety and Site induction
HLTFA211A
Provide basic emergency life support
VU20956
Building structures
VU20957
Calculations for the construction industry
VU20958
Prepare for work in the construction industry
VU20959
Communication skills for the construction industry
VU20960 Introduction to scaffolding and working platforms
VU20961
Leveling
VU20962
Quality principles for the construction industry
VU20963 Safe handling and use of plant and selected portable power tools
VU20964
Workplace documents and plans
VU20965
Bricklaying hand tools
VU20966
Bricklaying basic skills
VU20967
Brick veneer construction processes
VU20968
Cavity brick construction processes
VU20969
Masonry blockwork
VU20970
Basic environmental sustainability in bricklaying